|Poster:||Alison OK||Date:||Oct 22, 2018 10:40am|
|Forum:||news||Subject:||Electronic Frontier Foundation: EFF Urges Supreme Court to Support Fair Use in TVEyes Case|
The case began when Fox News sued TVEyes in federal court in New York. Fox argued that TVEyes’ service infringes the copyright in its broadcasts. The district court issued two opinions. First, it wrote an encouraging ruling that found the TVEyes search engine and displays of clips are transformative and serve the new purpose of analysis and commentary. Later, the court issued a second decision that found some aspects of TVEyes’ service (such as allowing clips to be archived) are not fair use. Both sides then appealed to the Second Circuit.
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